Based on the assigned reading, answer all the following questions in your own words. Please make sure you write in complete sentences, and your answers are written clearly enough to be understood. If you do not understand one of the concepts, discuss what is unclear to you. All of your answers, together, must make up 150 words or more for you to earn credit.
1. Define health as a social institution.
2. Discuss the history and development of medicine and health care in the U.S.
3. Discuss the major theories of health and medicine.
4. Describe how the nations of the world differ in important indicators of health and illness
5. Explain health-care models found in industrial nations other than the U.S.
6. Describe how and why social class, race and ethnicity and gender affect health and health care in the US.
7. What factors affect health and health care delivery globally.